Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: stag  stag
  1. A male deer, especially an adult male red deer
    - hart
  2. Adult male deer
Verb: stag (stagged,stagging)  stag
  1. [N. Amer] Attend a dance or a party without a female companion
  2. Give away information about somebody
    - denounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat [informal], grass, shop [informal], snitch [informal], squeak [informal]
  3. Watch, observe, or inquire secretly
    - spy, snoop, sleuth
Adverb: stag  stag
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Of a man, attending a social function without a date
    "My brother went stag to prom because he couldn't find a date"

Derived forms: stags, stagged, stagging

Type of: American elk, buck, Cervus elaphus, elk [N. Amer], inform, monitor, red deer, supervise, wapiti, watchdog

Encyclopedia: Stag